The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFS 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.88% - -
As % of the System Software category 5.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £415
% change year-on-year
-12.16% -10.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
130 58 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.33% 8.45% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 35 24
Median daily rate £300 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.97% +28.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £533 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.43 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £9.55 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £47.50 £29.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing NFS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

NFS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFS across the Tyne and Wear region.

NFS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

NFS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £310 -
NFS
North East

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for NFS.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) Korn
4 8 (66.67%) Perl
4 8 (66.67%) SSH
4 8 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) WebLogic
4 8 (66.67%) JBoss
4 8 (66.67%) LDAP
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
6 5 (41.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) JBoss
1 8 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) LDAP
3 8 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (66.67%) SSH
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) FTP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (8.33%) German Language
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Korn
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Convergys
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware